Use these resources to help your students expand their understanding of geriatric physical therapy.
Brought to you by APTA's specialty sections and councils, these resources are open to all educators, regardless of membership.
APTA Geriatrics Resources for Faculty
In an effort to further facilitate the inclusion of aging/geriatrics-related content in physical therapist education program curricula, the Section on Geriatrics of the APTA is making resources available to faculty members, regardless of their APTA or SOG membership status. The following resources are included:
Essential Competencies in the Care of Older Adults at the Completion of a Physical Therapist Postprofessional Program of Study
The purpose of this document is to identify the knowledge, skills, and behaviors essential of a graduate of a postprofessional program of study in geriatric physical therapy. This document's intended primary use is as a curricular guide for geriatric residency programs.
About APTA Geriatrics
APTA Geriatrics members pursue a vision of embracing aging and empowering adults to move, engage, and live well.